loll around


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v loll around be lazy or idle "Her son is just bumming around all day"
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In literature:

Loll around, pass the plate?and one thing or another.
"Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Mexicans lolled around the wide doorway.
"Desert Gold" by Zane Grey
You loll around in a pink dressing gown all morning.
"The Call of the Canyon" by Zane Grey
I can never talk to people while they loll around.
"The Rosary" by Florence L. Barclay
It's a fine sight to see a lot of strong, upstanding men lolling around waiting for a cup of tea.
"Joanna Godden" by Sheila Kaye-Smith
She was lolling on her carpet as I entered, with her attendants around her.
"Lives of the Three Mrs. Judsons" by Arabella W. Stuart
Some men do a day's work and then spend six lolling around admiring it.
"Letters from a Self-Made Merchant to His Son" by George Horace Lorimer
She was lolling on her carpet as I entered, with her attendants around her.
"Fox's Book of Martyrs" by John Foxe
I rushed to the stables, where two or three men lolled around.
"Roger Trewinion" by Joseph Hocking
He's worth ten to one of your society youths that loll around here almost every time I come.
"The Search" by Grace Livingston Hill

In poetry:

Let vapid idlers loll in silk
Around their costly board;
Give us the bowl of samp and milk,
By homespun beauty poured!
"The Corn Song" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

I let the kids play Wii for hours forced them to nap, cajoled them into taking the dogs for a walk around the block, let them loll in the bathtub— just to spend time with this story.